Bosch Power Tools Announces Availability of Two PROFACTOR™ 18V Impact Wrenches
The new 18V high-torque impact wrenches are built with high performance BITURBO Brushless™ technology, delivering high power for tackling even the most brutal applications
MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bosch Power Tools today announced availability of its cordless PROFACTOR 18V ½-In. Impact Wrench with Friction Ring (GDS18V-740) and PROFACTOR 18V ¾-In. Impact Wrench with Friction Ring and Thru-Hole (GDS18V-770).
Ideal for applications in automotive, structural steel, carpentry, pipefitting, industrial assembly and more, the new Impact Wrenches feature BITURBO Brushless technology, a high-performance motor and drive-train system engineered to take full advantage of the additional power generated by CORE18V™ batteries.
“Built with a high-torque brushless motor and optimized for the CORE18V™ PROFACTOR high-power batteries, we designed these new impact wrenches to deliver the most power and the highest impact rate around,” said William Shiel, Product Manager for Bosch Power Tools. “When it comes to heavy-duty applications, we produced a solution for users who need high power and extended runtime with the freedom of a cordless tool.”
The GDS18V-740 model:
- Delivers up to 740 Ft. Lbs. of fastening torque and 1,180 Ft. Lbs. of max breakaway torque
- ½-In. friction ring allows for fast socket changes
The GDS18V-770 model:
- Delivers up to 770 Ft. Lbs. of fastening torque and 1,250 Ft. Lbs. of max breakaway torque
- ¾-In. friction ring and thru hole that allows for fast socket changes and a more secure fit
- Feature BITURBO Brushless™ technology
- Are compatible and optimized for use with CORE18V 8.0Ah PROFACTOR™ Performance and 12.0Ah PROFACTOR™ Exclusive batteries
- Feature ergonomically designed soft grip for comfort and better tool handling
- Offer an onboard user interface to select between three torque/speed settings by pressing the speed selector button
- Provide LED light that illuminates dark work areas, turns on with tool activation and can be disabled via user interface
Bosch Power Tools’ PROFACTOR™ line of cordless tools gives professionals the freedom to take on the most demanding jobsite applications on one 18V battery platform. All PROFACTOR™ tools also feature BITURBO Brushless Technology, a high-performance brushless motor and drive-train system designed to deliver power comparable and/or equivalent to high-demand corded tools.
About Robert Bosch Tool Corporation
Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, the Power Tools Division of North America, was formed in January 2003 when Robert Bosch GmbH combined its North American diverse power tool and accessories businesses into one organization. As a manufacturing pioneer with more than a century’s worth of experience, the Bosch name has become synonymous with engineering excellence. Located throughout North America as part of the global power tools division, Bosch associates maintain a legacy of world-class design, manufacture and sale for power tools, rotary and oscillating tools, accessories and measuring tools. For more information, call toll-free 877-BOSCH-99 (877-267-2499) or visit www.boschtools.com.
Bosch in North America
In the U.S., Canada and Mexico, the Bosch Group manufactures and markets automotive original equipment and aftermarket products, industrial drives and control technology, power tools, security and communication systems, packaging technology, thermotechnology, household appliances, healthcare telemedicine and software solutions. For more information, please visit www.boschusa.com, www.bosch.com.mx and www.bosch.ca.
Having established a regional presence in 1906 in North America, the Bosch Group employs 34,700 associates in more than 100 locations, as of December 31, 2020. According to preliminary figures, Bosch generated consolidated sales of $13.1 billion in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. For more information, visit www.bosch.us, www.bosch.ca and www.bosch.mx.
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 394,500 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2020). According to preliminary figures, the company generated sales of $87.1 billion in 2020. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT provider, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, Industry 4.0, and connected mobility. Bosch is pursuing a vision of mobility that is sustainable, safe, and exciting. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to facilitate connected living with products and solutions that either contain artificial intelligence (AI) or have been developed or manufactured with its help. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiary and regional companies in 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 126 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 73,000 associates in research and development, as well as roughly 30,000 software engineers.
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